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Dedicated Wound Care Team

Dedicated Wound Care Team

Our professional staff will plan an individualized treatment program for you, developed to maximize healing within a few months. We work closely with referring physicians we well as skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and home health agencies. Our clinical approach includes advanced therapeutic technologies along with specialized products and services. Meet our team below and if you have any questions about services, call us at 661.200.1525.


John Halebian, D.P.M.John Halebian, D.P.M.
Dr. Halebian is board certified by the American Academy of Wound Management and has 25 years of experience treating and healing chronic wounds of the feet and ankles. He uses recognized contemporary therapies to treat wounds and has prevented numerous previously recommended amputations. In addition to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, Dr. Halebian has private practices in Valencia and Studio City, California.

Brian Downs, D.O. - Medical DirectorBrian Downs, D.O. - Medical Director
Dr. Downs has been practicing medicine and wound care for more than 20 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996 and completed his residency at University of Alabama, Birmingham in 1999. In addition to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, Dr. Downs is also affiliated with St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital and St. John’s Regional Medical Center.

Shane Rhodes, D.P.M.Shane Rhodes, D.P.M.
Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Dr. Rhodes is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Professional Wound Care Association. He is also a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association; California Podiatric Medical Association; Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society; and the American Diabetes Association, Professional Section-Podiatric Medicine Council. Dr. Rhodes is on staff at the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Wound Care Center as well as Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Verdugo Hills Hospital.


  • Danette SanchezDanette Sanchez, MA
  • Erica RaquedanErica Raquedan, MA
  • Lori PodsadeckiLori Podsadecki, CNA
  • Sue GalvinSue Galvin, RN
  • Suzanne SzerlipSuzanne Szerlip, RN
  • Jennelyn ForondaJennelyn Foronda , RN

Marlene Amaya, HBO Technician

Jodi Locke, Program Manager

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